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The Jews were supposed to “keep” the Sabbath by not working. Resting on the Sabbath amounted to not engaging in your normal employment/occupation. Breaking the Sabbath was a capital crime,…

Jesus Calling

November 26, 2017
Most of us receive invitations occasionally. Someone is having a birthday party, someone is getting married, someone is graduating, and our friends call us to join in the celebration. Generally,…
O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth forever. Five times in the Bible we have these exact words; four times in the Psalms…
People make claims all the time. Our political leaders tell us that if we vote them into office, things will change for the better. America will become great again. Taxes…
Most fishermen can probably tell you about the best fish they ever caught. What do fishermen do when they catch a lunker or catch lots of fish? They have to…
It is appropriate for us to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the posting of Luther’s 95 Theses because that act marked the dawning of the light of the Gospel breaking…

Nails

October 22, 2017
Fasten things, leave prints, hang things
In today’s passage, we’ll see the power of Jesus’ words. Jesus preaches with the power of his words, casts out demons with the power of his words, and heals with…
We have finally come to the point in the book of Luke at which the author is ready to tell us about Jesus’ public ministry. Everything up to this point…
Back in 1966, the US Congress proclaimed that Sept 30 of each year would be marked as World Bible Translation Day. One of the reasons Sept 30 was chosen as…